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About the Major

History majors focus on the development of three related skill sets critical to professional success in today’s complex world: writing, critical analysis, and oral communication. The major places emphasis on small classes that focus on extensive reading, contentious debate and interpretative writing, making it an ideal prepatory major for preprofessional students.

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Any CLAS major may prepare you for admission to professional schools such as medical school, vet school, law school, etc.

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  • Journalist
  • Marketer
  • Museum Conservators & Technicians
  • Personnel Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Researcher
  • Advertising Executive
  • Analyst
  • Archivist
  • Banker
  • College Professors
  • Curators
  • Editor
  • Educator
  • Foreign Service Officer
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